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Greece to select corvette supplier by the end of June

30th May 2022 - 11:45 GMT | by Harry Lye in London


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The Hellenic Navy is undergoing a significant modernisation project, including new frigates, upgrades to existing ships, a requirement for Corvette-like vessels and local industrial work.

Greece is expected to choose a supplier for its corvette requirement by the end of June, Shephard has learned.

Following the selection of the Naval Group Frégate de défense et d'intervention (FDI) frigate to fulfil part of a sweeping Hellenic Navy modernisation effort, several shipyards remain in contention to supply additional ships to Greece.

Greece previously had four pillars of modernisation requirements, including an interim ship solution, new-build frigates, an upgrade of its Hydra-class MEKO frigates and local industrial participation.

The purchase of the French frigates solved the requirement for interim ships; however, a need for new ships remains

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye was Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

Harry joined the company in 2021, …

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